Table 4

Case-control multivariate analysis of personality: British subjects with high scores v those with low score

VariableNeuroticismSocial conformity
OR95% CIOR95% CI
Years of painting exposure at the dockyard (vnon-exposure)1.001.00
 1–42.030.79 to 5.222.510.74 to 8.47
 5–42.380.82 to 6.911.570.40 to 6.14
 10–147.051.27 to 39.253.670.88 to 15.23
 15–411.760.63 to 4.893.380.63 to 18.26
Age (v19–34 years old)1.001.00
 35–441.690.60 to 4.712.720.74 to 10.05
 45–542.570.94 to 7.038.102.28 to 28.87
 55–641.220.44 to 3.3720.035.13 to 78.11
 65–960.990.31 to 0.31465.0013.83 to 305.4
Education (v no training)1.001.00
 Apprenticeship0.600.28 to 1.301.220.46 to 3.23
 Technical college0.760.34 to 1.700.500.20 to 1.25
 University and above0.830.22 to 3.050.280.06 to 1.44
Smoking (v never smoker):1.001.00
 Ex-smoker1.030.50 to 2.140.460.18 to 1.13
 Current-smoker0.830.40 to 1.720.750.29 to 1.93
Alcohol intake (v 0 unit/week)1.001.00
 1–40.470.18 to 1.230.670.23 to 1.98
 5–90.790.26 to 2.410.320.08 to 1.25
 10–140.620.22 to 1.761.080.33 to 3.53
 15–221.270.45 to 3.540.570.15 to 2.15
 ⩾231.350.49 to 3.690.730.21 to 2.51
Scores of social conformity (v 0–2 scores)1.00NA
 3–40.520.17 to 1.54NA
 5–60.750.28 to 2.03NA
 70.560.17 to 1.85NA
 8–90.210.08 to 0.58NA
 10–120.120.04 to 0.38NA
  • NA=social conformity score was adjusted for neuroticism analysis only.